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Jan 3, 2019

Is China’s economy or the iPhone itself hitting Apple hardest?

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From the BBC World Service … Apple’s warning that China’s economic slowdown is hitting iPhone sales has spooked markets around the world. We’ll get the latest reaction from an economist in Hong Kong who says slowing sales has more to do with Apple’s products than China’s economy. Then, despite a longtime love for gold in India, demand for the precious metal declined in 2018 as young Indians began losing interest. We’ll take you there to find out why. Today's show is sponsored by IndeedPitney Bowes and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage

From the BBC World Service … Apple’s warning that China’s economic slowdown is hitting iPhone sales has spooked markets around the world. We’ll get the latest reaction from an economist in Hong Kong who says slowing sales has more to do with Apple’s products than China’s economy. Then, despite a longtime love for gold in India, demand for the precious metal declined in 2018 as young Indians began losing interest. We’ll take you there to find out why. Today’s show is sponsored by IndeedPitney Bowes and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director